Disabled Italian freighter on tow in Aegean sea

General cargo ship HARTURA suffered engine failure on Nov 21 in Aegean sea, while en route from Ravenna Italy to Gemlik Turkey. Tug APOLLON (IMO 7431806) was contracted for salvage, the ship was taken on tow on Nov 22, port of destination Piraeus, ETA Nov 23.
General cargo ship HARTURA, IMO 9546447, dwt 12223, built 2009, flag Italy, manager MONTEVERDE DI NAVIGAZIONE.

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Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.